Bill Clinton Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets


12th November 2014

Quote: "I do watch Scandal. I watch anything that (producer/creator) Shonda Rhimes does... I like House of Cards... The thing about Scandal and House of Cards that makes it fun to watch is that I can't imagine that either President (Kevin) Spacey or the President's Chief of Staff on Scandal could really get away with murder. I wish I had known about that when I was in office. Think of all the opportunities I've missed. So little time so many people had it coming." Former U.S. President Bill Clinton is a fan of modern political dramas.


29th August 2014

Fact: Former U.S. President Bill Clinton's daughter Chelsea is stepping down from her role as a special correspondent for America's NBC News network after three years to prepare for motherhood. The pregnant 34-year-old is expecting her first child with husband Mark Mezvinsky, who she wed in 2010.


28th May 2014

Quote: "America has lost a national treasure... The poems and stories she wrote and read to us in her commanding voice were gifts of wisdom and wit, courage and grace. I will always be grateful for her electrifying reading of On the Pulse of Morning at my first inaugural, and even more for all the years of friendship that followed." Former U.S. President Bill Clinton adds his tribute to revered writer and poet Maya Angelou, who died on Wednesday morning (28May14).


13th March 2014

Fact: Former U.S. President Bill Clinton's daughter Chelsea will be making her debut at New York City's acclaimed Tribeca Film Festival in April (14). Clinton serves as the executive producer of documentary short Of Many, which follows two religious leaders - one Muslim and one Jewish - and their uncommon alliance.


1st June 2012

Fact: Movie mogul Harvey Weinstein was given the task of interviewing former U.S. president Bill Clinton on Thursday (31May12) after stepping in as host on Piers Morgan Tonight to fill in for the vacationing British TV presenter on his CNN show.


10th May 2012

Fact: Hollywood power couple Barbra Streisand and James Brolin have recruited former U.S. President Bill Clinton to help host their upcoming charity benefit. The Follow Your Heart event, to be held at the Evergreen hitmaker's Los Angeles home on 14 June (12), will feature musical performances by Josh Groban and David Foster. Proceeds will be donated to the Women's Heart Center at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, where Streisand founded a research and education programme.


8th May 2012

Fact: Star Wars creator George Lucas, former U.S. President Bill Clinton, rapper will.i.am and comedian Jon Stewart are among the stars who have filmed a video tribute to late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs to honour the tech guru at the upcoming Webby Awards. The clip will be played during the ceremony in New York on 21 May (12).


18th October 2011

Tweet: "Saturday was a success...I ripped it!!!" Usher pokes fun at his onstage wardrobe malfunction during a star-studded gala for former U.S. President Bill Clinton on Saturday night (15Oct11). The star had to hold his trousers together after they split midway through his energetic stage routine at the Hollywood Bowl.


17th February 2011

Fact: Ben Stiller and Kevin Spacey have teamed up to pay tribute to former U.S. leader Bill Clinton in a new TV documentary, titled President of The World: The Bill Clinton Phenomenon, which will air in America on Presidents Day (21Feb11).


14th July 2010

Fact: Former U.S. President Bill Clinton will be the subject of a new opera, Billy Blythe, slated to begin this autumn (10). Performances are set to begin in the politician's home state of Arkansas this September (10).


2nd July 2010

Fact: Former U.S. President Bill Clinton's daughter Chelsea will wed fiance Marc Mezvinsky at the former estate of tycoon John Jacob Astor IV in Rhinebeck, New York later this summer (10), according to news reports. The couple announced their engagement late last year (Nov09).


27th June 2010

Fact: Mick Jagger, Bill Clinton and basketball star Kobe Bryant cheered the U.S.A. on in the World Cup in South Africa on Saturday (26Jun10). The three celebrities were spotted among the crowd, but they failed to bring much luck - U.S.A. lost 2-1 to Ghana in extra time and were sent home. Jagger will be cheering for England when the national side tackle Germany on Sunday (27Jun10).


14th January 2010

Quote: "I used to be (a friend). I don't like him now... There wasn't really a falling out; he cheated at cards." Chevy Chase jokes about his friendship with former President Bill Clinton.


30th November 2009

Fact: The daughter of former U.S. president Bill Clinton and current Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is engaged. Chelsea Clinton is set to marry her longtime boyfriend Marc Mezvinsky next summer (10) after accepting his proposal on Thanksgiving (26Nov09), reports People.com.


10th September 2009

Fact: Jimmy Buffett, George Clooney's journalist father NICK and spaceman Buzz Aldrin joined presidents Barack Obama and Bill Clinton and top U.S. broadcasters to pay tribute to revered newsman Walter Kronkite in New York on Wednesday (09Sep09). The beloved news anchor died in July (09), aged 92.


27th July 2009

Fact: A set of pictures from Michael Jackson's personal photo collection have been published in a U.K. newspaper. The snaps show intimate moments of the star's family life with his children, including a shot of the late star with his two eldest kids and former U.S. president Bill Clinton.


25th March 2009

Fact: Julianne Moore is in talks to play former U.S. First Lady HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON in a new movie about her marriage to President Bill Clinton. The actress' Far From Heaven husband, Dennis Quaid, will reportedly play the former U.S. leader in The Special Relationship.


28th March 2008

Quote: "That would never have happened in Henry's time. Unless it was Henry's wife, giving a blow job to somebody else." Jonathan Rhys Meyers compares Tudor king HENRY VIII to former U.S. President Bill Clinton's infamous Monica Lewinsky affair.


6th December 2007

Fact: Former U.S. Presidents Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter and presidential hopeful Senator Barack Obama have all been nominated in the 2008 Grammy Awards' Best Spoken Word Album category for their individual audiobooks.


27th September 2007

Quote: "He's way too good looking to play me." Bill Clinton insists pal Brad Pitt won't be playing him in any future biopic.


13th February 2007

Fact: Jimmy Carter became the second former US president to win a Grammy Award last night (11FEB07) when he was honoured in the spoken-word category for the audio book version of his bestseller OUR ENDANGERED VALUES: AMERICA'S MORAL CRISIS. Bill Clinton won in 2003 and 2004.


12th February 2007

Fact: Jimmy Carter became the second former US president to win a Grammy Award last night (11FEB07) when he was honoured in the spoken word category for the audio book version of his bestseller OUR ENDANGERED VALUES: AMERICA'S MORAL CRISIS. Bill Clinton won the award in 2003 and 2004.


22nd November 2006

Fact: Former US President Bill Clinton thrilled a New York mum during his appearance on comedienne Ellen Degeneres' TV chat show yesterday (21NOV06) when he took her two-month baby son out of his pram and hugged and kissed him. Baby TILLMAN was so impressed, he dropped his pacifier from his gaping mouth.


6th November 2006

Quote: "The Rolling Stones play the same show in a 2,000-seat venue as they do in a 52,000-seat venue and they were so loud... I walked out of there and went home and it was like bacon sizzling in my ear the entire night." Alec Baldwin was stunned after watching the supergroup at former US President Bill Clinton's birthday celebration at the Beacon Theatre in New York last week (29OCT06).


5th November 2006

Fact: Former US President Bill Clinton's daughter CHELSEA has landed her first job with Avenue Capital Group, a New York-based financier.


31st October 2006

Quote: "When you get to our age you don't give a s**t about birthdays." ROLLING STONE Keith Richards, 62, informs ex-US President Bill Clinton, who recently turned 60, that they have something in common.


22nd July 2006

Fact: Former US President Bill Clinton's wife HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON is a political favourite in Hollywood - stars like Tom Hanks, Billy Crystal and Owen Wilson dug deep at a recent campaign party hosted by the New York-based Senator and helped raise $43 million (GBP23.9 million) for her re-election campaign.


7th February 2006

Fact: <p>George Clooney celebrated his triple Oscar nominations last Tuesday (31JAN06) on the set of a coffee machine commercial he was filming for the European market. Meanwhile, Bono, former US President Bill Clinton and broadcast legend Walter Kronkite were among those who called to congratulate the movie star. </p>


24th October 2005

Fact: <p>Former US President Bill Clinton is to team up with cartoon characters Spongebob Squarepants and DORA THE EXPLORER as part of a new campaign to urge kids to eat healthier. </p>


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